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[1 Jan 2018 | Comments Off on Many Celebrate NCES During Anniversary Fete | ]

The National Center for Education Statistics celebrated its 150th anniversary on November 15, 2017. The event featured two congressional speakers and other notable commentators. It also drew an overflow audience of more than 100 to the Dirksen Senate Building and more than 200 livestream viewers.

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[1 Feb 2014 | One Comment | ]

As the ASA turns 175 years old, we as an association are taking the opportunity to “celebrate our past and energize our future.”

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[1 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Let the Celebrations Begin: ASA Enters 175th Year | ]
Let the Celebrations Begin: ASA Enters 175th Year

The 175th anniversary year of the ASA is almost here. Indeed, technically, it is already here. But we’ll celebrate across the whole 2014 calendar year. Read on to learn about some of the activities we have planned.

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[1 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on Join the Celebration | ]
Join the Celebration

Robert L. Mason considers the many changes in the ASA that have occurred over the past 25 years.

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[1 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on International Year of Statistics to Increase Visibility of Profession | ]
International Year of Statistics to Increase Visibility of Profession

Statisticians work in a vast array of fields—advancing science; creating new methodology; providing information that shapes public policy; improving business practices and enhancing production quality; making our medicines more effective, our food safer, and our planet better; and so much more. Statisticians come from many cultures, speak many languages, and arrive at statistics as their profession through many paths. But at least one aspect is recognized by virtually every statistician: Our discipline and profession is simply not visible enough.

Here, Ron Wasserstein, ASA executive director, discusses how the International Year of Statistics (Statistics2013) is a major effort to increase the visibility of statistics and encourage young people to consider statistics as a career.